International Objective Measurement Workshop 8, 1995

Eighth International Objective Measurement Workshop University of California, Berkeley Campus

Saturday, April 15
6:00 p.m. Gathering at Triple Rock Brewery
1920 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley

Sunday, April 16
8:30-9:00 Announcements

9:00-10:15 Linear Models for the Latent Variable in IRT
A. Boomsma: Inferences based on estimates of the latent variable
C. Glas: Modification indices and test statistics
H. Hoytink: A latent regression approach

10:30-12:00 Statistical Management of Rated Performances
Reactant: M. Linacre, Discussant: B. Wright
G. Engelhard: Evaluating the ratings of standard setting judges.
R. Hess: Non-school effects in high-stakes testing
M. Lunz: Models for performance assessment

1:30-3:00 Workshops
M. O'Brien: Performance assessment - when Rasch meets rubric
G. Fischer, I. Ponocny, E. Seliger: Applications of structural Rasch models

3:15-5:15 Poster Sessions
M. Berger: Efficient designs for polytomously scored data
H. de Vos, H. Vos: Multilevel simulation model for Dutch secondary schools
B. Doig: Developing prompted response items for younger children, non-readers, etc.
Y. Du: Measuring writing abilities in a large-scale direct writing assessment
P. Fisher: Measuring baseball performance
M. Jansen: Rasch's model for reading speed
J. Monsaas: Analysis of text using the many-facet Rasch model
D. Roberts: Weighted likelihood estimation for the Rasch model
F. Shaw: A comparison of the standard of 2 examinations using the Rasch model
N. Volodin, R. Adams: Identifying & estimating a D-dimensional Rasch model
R. Warkentin, L. Bol, M. Wilson: Using the PCM to verify a model of academic studying
C. Winter: Recent findings
W. Zhu: Person fit statistics for diagnosis of proficiency

6:00 pm Dinner at Plearn Thai Restaurant
2050 University Ave., Berkeley

Monday, April 17
8:30-8:45 Announcements

8:45-10:15 Multidimensionality, Discussants: M. Reckase, R. Smith
S. Embretson: Structured ability models in tests designed from cognitive theory
W. Wang, M. Wilson: Between-item and within-item multidimensionality
B. Wright: Rasch factor analysis

10:30-12:00 Third International Mathematics and Science Studies (TIMSS) Technical Issues , Chair: A. Beaton, Discussant: B. Wright
R. Adams: Plausible values & TIMSS - what are they and why use them
R. Adams, E. Gonzales: The TIMSS test specifications
G. Masters: Issues in constructing internationally valid measurement variables
L. Ludlow: Omitted and not reached responses - how should they be scored?

1:30-3:00 Workshops
B. Bergstrom: Computerized item banking
H. Case, M. Wu: MATS
P. Congdon: Quest
G. Marcoulides: Analyzing performance assessment
W. van Schuur: MSP, MUDFOLD
B. Wright, M. Linacre: BIGSTEPS, FACETS

3:15-5:15 Poster Sessions
P. Alvarez: Rasch model as general scientific method
C. Araki: Recent findings
S. Baek: Recent findings
C. Chang: Identifying 2 dimensions in the MMPI-2
K. Draney, M. Wilson: Mixture models and a Piagetian hierarchy
G. Engelhard: Models of judgment & educational assessment
W. Fisher: Quantitative post-structural performance assessment
T. Gumpel: Perception of facial affect by the mental retarded
M. Hoskens: Recent findings
G. Ingebo: Functionally administered vs. grade level administered tests
M. Linacre: The effect of misfit on measurement
G. Marcoulides: Optimizing with budget constraints - variable cost case
J. Stenner: Objectivity
L. Webb: Comparison of Rasch & classical analysis for test development

IOMW8 Program. … Rasch Measurement Transactions, 1995, 8:4 p.390

Rasch Publications
Rasch Measurement Transactions (free, online) Rasch Measurement research papers (free, online) Probabilistic Models for Some Intelligence and Attainment Tests, Georg Rasch Applying the Rasch Model 3rd. Ed., Bond & Fox Best Test Design, Wright & Stone
Rating Scale Analysis, Wright & Masters Introduction to Rasch Measurement, E. Smith & R. Smith Introduction to Many-Facet Rasch Measurement, Thomas Eckes Invariant Measurement: Using Rasch Models in the Social, Behavioral, and Health Sciences, George Engelhard, Jr. Statistical Analyses for Language Testers, Rita Green
Rasch Models: Foundations, Recent Developments, and Applications, Fischer & Molenaar Journal of Applied Measurement Rasch models for measurement, David Andrich Constructing Measures, Mark Wilson Rasch Analysis in the Human Sciences, Boone, Stave, Yale
in Spanish: Análisis de Rasch para todos, Agustín Tristán Mediciones, Posicionamientos y Diagnósticos Competitivos, Juan Ramón Oreja Rodríguez

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